| Apr 22, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Police and state child welfare authorities are investigating allegations of abuse following the Saturday death of a 4-month-old baby girl who was apparently injured at an unlicensed day care facility in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates, officials said....
| Apr 23, 2012
| 12:29 PM
An autopsy today was pending investigation for a 4-month-old baby whose death at a Hoffman Estates unlicensed day care facility is being looked into by police and state child welfare authorities after allegations of abuse surfaced.
Anna Belle Chung, of...
| May 4, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Matthew Zucco might not have pulled the trigger, but he was found guilty Friday night in the murder of a popular 19-year-old Schaumburg High School graduate.
In a case that touched on drugs, guns and money, a Cook County jury convicted the Hanover...
| Mar 30, 2012
Meredith Postlewaite's mouth throbbed constantly, but self-employed and without dental insurance, she had few options.
"I couldn't sleep, couldn't eat. ... I was living on Tylenol and Advil," said the 27-year-old landscaper.
But there were times the...
| Feb 2, 2012
D'Andre Howard left plenty of clues that he was on a dangerous path before he was accused of killing three members of a Hoffman Estates family, but state officials and outside agencies failed to act on those warnings, a new report concludes.
| Oct 18, 2011
| 3:32 PM
Nearly nine months after police said he engaged another driver in a high-speed street race in Hoffman Estates that left two people dead, a man was charged on Tuesday with leaving the scene of the fatal accident and aggravated street racing.
| May 20, 2012
| 12:39 PM
A 91-year-old man was pronounced dead after a fire occurred at his Hoffman Estates home overnight, officials said.
Emmett Keating of the 700 block of North Cumberland Avenue was pronounced dead at 2:19 a.m. at the scene after the fire ripped through...
| May 21, 2012
| 12:07 PM
A Hoffman Estates man was sentenced to 35 years in prison Monday after he pleaded guilty to sexually molesting and videotaping young boys at his home.
John Agresta, 45, of the 1800 block of Huntington Court, was convicted during a hearing in Cook...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 5:09 PM
State police investigators are attempting to recover several vehicles believed to have been intentionally submerged in ponds in the northwest suburbs.
An Illinois Department of Transportation employee conducting aerial survey work spotted the suspected...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 8:58 AM
Charlie Musselwhite: The great blues harpist is coming off a 2010 release, “The Well” (Alligator), that ranks with his strongest work. In a career that dates to the hard-scrabble 1960s Chicago scene, Musselwhite shows no sign of slowing down,...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Republican Rep. Joe Walsh is coming under Democratic fire over remarks that appeared to question whether challenger Tammy Duckworth, a Black Hawk helicopter pilot who lost her legs in combat in Iraq, was a "true hero."
Duckworth's campaign on Tuesday...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 7:32 AM
A driver who hit and killed a pedestrian in Bartlett over the weekend is not likely to be cited, police in the northwest suburb said.
Marek Sibiga, 41, was attempting to cross East Lake Street from a motel in the 300 block about 5:45 p.m. Saturday when...